Cayenne Chilli Pepper Powder is made from the dried pods of pungent chilli peppers.
Cayenne pepper is a fiery spice that adds heat to a variety of foods from Asia, the Americas, and the Middle East. Cayenne Pepper has little aroma, but it is extremely hot to taste.
Chillies are a good source of vitamins C, A, B and E, iron, magnesium, riboflavin, niacin and thiamine; red chillies also contain beta carotene. They are low in fat and sodium, and because they perk up food so well are a good addition to a low sodium diet.